By changing the rules around bank lending, you can make a huge cut to national debt.
The value of digital art or other digital objects depends on how much someone is willing to pay for it.
NFTs are hailed as the foundation of the metaverse economy because they allow you to purchase unique digital assets, from art to real estate. But legally, you might not own what you think you do.
Proof of Work mining is inherently wasteful, but don’t expect a switch any time soon.
Many people promoting cryptocurrencies are looking for something bigger than the future of financial transactions. They’re aiming to break free of governments and corporations.
The digital collectors items have become a multi-billion dollar industry in a matter of months.
Whether the cryptocurrency hype makes you crypto curious or crypto skeptical, there are many ways your life could be affected by crypto’s underlying technology, blockchain.
The premise of ‘eco-friendly’ non-fungible tokens is shaky at best.
Blockchain technology can be made greener if we change the way transactions happen.
With mantras, a mysterious founder and promises of societal salvation, there are echoes of religious traditions in the cryptocurrency.
For the metaverse to work, people need to own their virtual bodies and possessions and be able to spend money. The same cryptographic technology behind bitcoin will make that possible.
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The craze among celebrities for Bored Ape NFTs suggests speculation has become completely detached from any idea of fundamental value.
Covid has led to delays in consumers receiving everything from furniture to groceries. This is how we might reshape supply chains after the pandemic.
The market for cryptocurrencies has expanded dramatically in the last year. With this uptick of activity, what’s next in 2022 for cryptocurrencies?
The people in charge of museums may lack the requisite expertise to manage non-fungible tokens, and the upside is far from guaranteed.
Nigeria can pull off its newly introduced digital currency but there are concerns that must be addressed for its smooth operations.
Ethereum’s Altair upgrade is about to go live, in a big step towards a faster, greener ethereum 2.0.
TikTok is partnering with blockchain company Audius over Spotify or Apple for music distribution. Here’s why this could be important for independent artists.
Make 10,000 sheets of coloured dots and give them each a corresponding NFT, and what do you have?